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Paw Fest 2012 Sept. 16 in Stow

By Press release Published: September 4, 2012

The members of the Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club are once again preparing for their SIXTH ANNUAL PAW FEST, scheduled for Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Stow, Ohio's Bow Wow Beach Dog Park and in cooperation with the City of Stow.

This year's event is being dedicated to the many service and assistance dog foundations who dutifully train various breeds to help and protect their owners each day.

Paw Fest 2012 is a free event beginning at 10 AM and ending at 4 PM. Parking will be available for $1.00 or a donation of used eyeglasses.

DOG CONTESTS: Best Costume in Dog Parade - 12:00 PM

Best Dog Swimsuit - 12:30 PM

Dog/Owner Look-A-Like - 1:00 PM

GIFT RAFFLES & 50/50 drawings will occur at 3:00 PM.


Last year's event was attended by over 2,000 visitors where owners and their dog(s) experienced an array of dog-related vendors, animal rescue groups, dog training exercises/exhibits, contests, raffles and more.

Proceeds from this popular Lion club's fund raiser benefits various community projects, Lion's eye care foundations, in addition to aiding those individuals with impaired vision through eye exams, glasses, and assistance dogs.

Vendors and rescue groups who would like to be a part of this popular fund raiser should contact Chairman, Lion Marty Dennis at or 330-607-2242. The club's web site is